Average Bench: 47.8% (335th of 1089)

Based on 24,287 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5, BFEBFBFF000106A4, 1F8BFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz

The Intel Core i7-920 is five and a half years old which puts it at an enormous disadvantage to more modern processors. The 920 sports four cores and eight threads which is the same basic configuration that Intel still uses in the majority of their i7s. Comparing the 920 to the 4770K, its modern day equivalent, shows that 920 lags by 63% at stock speeds and by 44% when both processors are overclocked. Overclocking improves the 920 by 30% vs just 17% for the 4770K. Aside from approximately 50% more calculation throughput the 4770K offers lower power consumption, compatibility with Intel's latest FCLGA1150 platform, on-board graphics and newer CPU instructions. Owners of the 920 should probably consider upgrading not only to improve system response times but also to take advantage of the newer platform. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 34%Average: 47.8% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
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Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-920 averaged 52.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 70.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 68.7Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-920 is 30.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-920 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 351Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 338Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,287 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.7 SC Int 66.9 88.8
54.2 SC Float 70.4 93.8
55.1 SC Mixed 68.7 91.5
54.9% 68.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 QC Int 225 304
158 QC Float 240 328
159 QC Mixed 233 316
52.7% 233 Pts
Min Avg Max
220 MC Int 320 425
252 MC Float 351 462
239 MC Mixed 338 446
50.3% 336 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 60.6
SC Float 67.6
SC Mixed 66.7
52% 65 Pts
QC Int 192
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 217
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 313
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 328
48% 324 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.8
SC Float 64.7
SC Mixed 63.6
51% 63.7 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 206
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 309
MC Float 339
MC Mixed 325
49% 324 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 56.9
SC Float 66.4
SC Mixed 62.6
50% 62 Pts
QC Int 191
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 187
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 238
MC Float 273
MC Mixed 271
39% 261 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 55.2
SC Float 59.7
SC Mixed 57.5
46% 57.5 Pts
QC Int 168
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 193
42% 184 Pts
MC Int 281
MC Float 309
MC Mixed 300
44% 297 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.6
SC Float 66
SC Mixed 65.2
52% 65.3 Pts
QC Int 165
QC Float 177
QC Mixed 167
38% 170 Pts
MC Int 162
MC Float 178
MC Mixed 170
25% 170 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $246 @ launch in Sep '08
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Desktop 48%
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Motherboard: Asus P6T

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $798

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-920 Processor (8M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameBloomfield
Launch DateQ4'08
Processor Numberi7-920
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.800V-1.375V
Recommended Price$305.00
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.93 GHz
Bus Speed4.8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links1
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size24 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size42.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366
Processing Die Size263 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors731 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Intel i7-920 (Bloomfield) Quad Core Processor...

Model: AT80601000741AA

Added 4 years ago.

Excellent

5 months ago.

Last forever. Allmost 10 years ! Overclock with BCLK 152 MHz, std voltage, c-states enabled for Linux coding


Excellent

1 month ago.

works great 10 years old and still on par with most entry level gaming cpus


Excellent

9 months ago.

Classic that never ages, still amusing the kids in the family and making the new Ryzen 1600 jealous. Throttling at stock speeds through games , Youtube videos and time.


Poor

4 years ago.


Excellent

3 months ago.

I finally went to an AMD ryzen 1200 cpu for an upgrade. I had my 920 for 9 years, it was a D0 stepping: Awesome performance, but its getting old, and it was a heating element lol. memory performance on those chipsets its below par. My old 920 setup @ 3.8Ghz , with 1060gtx / 6gb ram: http://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/6573606 My newer Ryzen 2-1300 setup @ 3.9Ghz with 1060gtx / 16gb ram http://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/6677714


Average

1 month ago.

Its a fairly good processor. I do not like the fact that it only supports up to 1066MHz of RAM and as i got it in a stock pre-built dell PC, i can't overclock the RAM also. ive heard some pretty good things about this processor when overclocked. anyways its very fast with 4 cores, 8 threads and also has hyper threading. Ive done heavy Photoshop on this and have never had a problem. Also have done lots of Gaming and in GTA V (CPU intensive game) it was able to get max settings out. The only limiting factor was my 750Ti which has 2GB VRAM so i couldn't completely max out GTA V. Works pretty well in CS-GO too.


Terrible

8 months ago.

much more core yet slower than g4560


Terrible

7 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

17 months ago.

For 40 dollars... This is extremely good cpu even on stock frequencies


Good

2 years ago.

Its old but good 4GHz in OC no Problem and Triple RAM dont need to upgread


Excellent

4 months ago.

over 8 years of flawless service


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